Updates on the investigation into the beating death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 07:03 PM PDT

Gabriel Fernandez Supporters Continue to Fight

Gabriel Fernandez Supporters Continue to Fight

Family members and supporters of an 8-year-old boy who died after being tortured and abused allegedly by his mother and her boyfriend while under the guidance of the county child welfare system are fighting...

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 11:37 PM PDT

Worker in Child Death Case Could Get Job Back

Worker in Child Death Case Could Get Job Back

A Los Angeles County supervisor who oversaw the social worker involved in the case of Gabriel Fernandez, allegedly tortured and abused while under the guidance of the county child welfare system, may get his job...

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 03:02 AM PST

"Lack of Progress" on Child Safety in LA County

"Lack of Progress" on Child Safety in LA County

A prominent expert has claimed there has been a lack of progress on child safety in Los Angeles County in the months following a scathing report from a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Child Protection.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 08:10 PM PST

Hearing Delayed in Gabriel Fernandez Slaying Case

Hearing Delayed in Gabriel Fernandez Slaying Case

A pretrial hearing for a Palmdale couple charged in the fatal beating of the woman's 8-year-old son, Gabriel Fernandez, was delayed until Feb. 11.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 09:55 PM PDT

Defendant in Gabriel Fernandez Death Refuses Plea Deal

Defendant in Gabriel Fernandez Death Refuses Plea Deal

A man accused in the beating and torture death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez has decided not to take a plea deal to murder charges, according to sources close to the case.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 06:14 AM PDT

Plea Deal in Torture Death of Gabriel Fernandez: Sources

Plea Deal in Torture Death of Gabriel Fernandez: Sources

The mother of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez and her then-boyfriend will plead guilty to murder and torture charges in the boy's death, sparing them the death penalty, two sources confirmed to NBC4 on Wednesday.

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